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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
hemispheres. >>> joe biden sticks his foot in his mouth in japan, but pulls it out in time to tell off the chinese. >>> it's been a solid year since a gunman open fired and killed 20 children all ages six and seven. it's a tragedy that will be forever difficult to fathom in scope and horror. a short time ago they were released. the state prosecutor that lead the investigation fought to keep them sealed but lost the court battle. they're concerns are absolutely valid. cnn will broadcast a portion of the released audio and they can be placed in the proper context. in the meantime, debra has been pouring over the tapes, what struck you about these 911 calls? >> it was fascinating to hear. the first call was from a work who appear todd be in the office where the gunman was able to gra breakthrough the class. she says he is walking down the hall, carrying his weapon, and that he is shooting. she said sandy hook elementary. the second call is from a woman shot in the foot. she was able to get inside of a classroom and when the dispatcher says, are you in lock downright now, she says no, no w
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
to the test today. joe biden visiting with chinese president xi jinping. david mckenzie is in beijing following biden's visit. >> reporter: michaela, it was a red carpet welcome for the u.s. vice president but definitely tensions are high in this region. he'll be meeting with xi jinping, china's president, trying to diffuse attention. they announce an air defense zone, the u.s. saying a unilateral move that could lead to a wider conflict between these two economic power houses. biden will have to walk a tight rope in pressuring the chinese to dial back some of the rhetoric but also can't push too far. it's unlikely they'll go away from this zone, which they announced around two weeks ago. michaela? >> david, important meetings to be sure. thank you. the white house is prepared to negotiate a limited nuclear enrichment program for iran as long as the country holds up to its end of an international deal to curtail it's nuclear capabilities under rigorous global monitoring. the white house cautioned the program applies only to the nation's peaceful energy needs. the statement comes days
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
his wife will run for president. and adds that he would support joe biden as a 2016 presidential nominee if he got the nomination. he'll support any democratic nomination. >>> notre dame is suing over obama care birth control mandates. they're doing this again. the university filed a fresh lawsuit opposing insurance for student and employees saying it goes against the teachings of catholic church. the affordable care act does make exceptions for religious institutions. so this new lawsuit seeks an expanded exception for schools and universities as well. >>> the house has passed a ten-year extension of the 25-year-old ban on plastic guns that can pass metal detectors and x-ray machines. new york senator charles schumer calls the extension better than nothing, but not by much. he plans to pass a tougher bill on monday, the day the classic gun band is set to expire. >>> vice president joe biden meeting with the chinese prime minister xi jinping. the vice president spent yesterday in japan, calling on china to drop sovereigncy over the beijing sea. >>> the obama administration says i
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
? >> all right, rene, thanks so much for the update. >>> overseas, vice president biden playing peacemaker during his week-long tour of asia. he's meeting with leaders in japan and china amid a growing rift between the two. biden urged the countries to lower tensions over a dispewed air space. cnn's barbara starr is live at the pentagon with more. how did the u.s. get caught up in this, barbara. >> biden's trip was supposed to be about trade and the economy. now in fact it's all about the chinese military. vice president joe biden with one eye towards a possible 2016 bid is getting the chance to flex his international muscle power in asia. >> the united states has an interest in the lowering of tensions in this vital region. as i believe all the countries in northeast asia share that same interest with us. >> reporter: biden, in crisis manager mode, arrived in tokyo as the region confronts a power grab by beijing. china declared it now controls a vast portion of the air space over the east china sea and remote islands that both china and japan claim. biden will bluntly ask the chinese lead
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three, two, one. on "cbs this morning." >>> an international report card for schools has four grades for u.s. students. in math it was well below average. >> luckily american students will never understand because they're 85th in reading. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning norah. again bad wea
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
next half hour. >>> vice president biden trying to ease tensions between japan and incline. he is in beijing. biden telling chinese leader that america will not recognize the zone. both japan and china claim to have sovereignty over the disputed region. >>> the head of the operations says preparations are on track to start moving the deadly chemical agents but right now, a lack of security on the main road connecting damascus is causing a lot of concerns for them. if all goes as planned, the arsenal could be destroyed by the middle of next year. >>> the white house is in full holiday mode. first lady michelle obama showing off the decorations. the visitors the next two weeks will be treated to the portuguese waterdogs ornament made out of black satin ribbons. one of the real first dogs sonny got a little excited yesterday knocking down a 2-year-old girl visiting from alabama! can you believe it? this is like the biggest white house scandal? no. >> look at that! >> that is the one where it looks nice. the next one, she ends up on the ground. >> she has a lasting memory there. th
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
was wrong. mckay coppins, irin carmon, brian boughtler, thanks. >>> to joe biden in asia. a note on both stories, straight ahead. if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. [ female announcer ] just about anywhere you use sugar, you can use splenda® no calorie sweetener. splenda® lets you experience the joy of sugar without all the calories. think sugar, say splenda™ [ camera shutter clicks ] now, that's cardworthy. [ man ] all right. here we go. ♪ cardworthy. [ female announcer ] this holiday season, visit shutterfly.com for all your cardworthy moments. every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've ma
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
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CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> major, thank you. >>> joe biden is taking a stand this morning over china's air defense zone. biden arrived in south korea today after wrapping up a two day visit to china. he spoke in beijing about china's territorial dispute with japan. >> china's recent and sudden announcement about the air defense identification zone has to state the obvious, cause apprehension in the region. i was very direct about our firm position and our expectations in my conversations with the president. >> biden met with the president five hours wednesday. today biden criticized china's crack down on american journal oust working in the country. he says innation thrives where people speak freely and newspapers report the truth without fear. >>> congress is getting close to the end of this year's season and on track to be the least productive congress in american history. but members of congress are tackling some issues including the eternal question, is there life on other planets? really? nancy cordes is on capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: sad but true. good morning norah, c
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
headlines, vice president joe biden says china's new air defense zone over the east china sea is causing significant apprehension. he's in beijing meeting with the country's top leaders. biden says he expressed washington's firm position and expectations regarding the zone. the air space is over a disputed island chain claimed by both china and japan. biden will be heading to seoul, the last stop on his asian tour. >>> john kerry is meeting with benjamin netanyahu. kerry will try to push the mideast peace process forward and meet with president mahmoud abbas in the west bank later today. >>> new developments in the massive yarnell hill fire. it killed 19 elite firefighters last year. it accused the administration of forestry of failing to have a proper plan to combat that forest fire. they've been fined more than $500,000 for workplace violations during the tragedy and has 15 days to appeal. >>> they've wrapped up the rape investigation of jameis winston. a news conference is scheduled to are this afternoon. winston is a leading candidate for the heisman trophy. many voters are waiting t
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
president biden is on a mission to ease tensions between china and japan. he and the new u.s. ambassador to japan, caroline kennedy sat down with japan's deputy prime minister taro aso today. hot on the agenda, how to handle the defense zone chooen has over the sea. he was deeply concerned over the actions. >> the u.s. has an interest in lowering the tensions in this region as i believe all the countries in northeast asia share that same interest with us. >> this underscores the need for crisis management mechanisms and effective channels of communication between china and japan to reduce the risk of escalation. >> the vice president heads to meet with china's president xi jinping on wednesday. the u.s. and japan have refused to recognize china's new air defense zone. >>> shopping at the commissary is a part of everyday life for u.s. military families. the grocery stores sell to service members and their families at major discount prices but now the pentagon is considering closing commissaries to save money. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr is joining us. barbara, what have you l
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
joe biden or in one wonders why. because there's only one thing that seems practical to do in reply. and we would support our ally and we would not tolerate any more of this arrogance and they tell me that china is a market-based economy and they are acting like a bunch of communists in the cold war. >> because they can get away with that. but i think they will have something really important. it's not just that our adversaries are pushing us around and taking advantage. it is our friends and allies as well. and it's like, what wait a minute, if the israelis saying you've been with us for 30 years in the iranian regime at the expense of the? basically what they have said is that if you like it, you can keep it. >> it is a startlingly important point. and that is whether the cold war has been in our history, not only forcing it in conflict, but there is a principle reduction of capitalism and freedom. it is unclear what the values are of this country. and it's unclear what the influences, whatever that may be today when we talk about the peoples republic of china. >> the tragedy is o
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
." >>> vice president biden has arrived in beijing for high-stakes meetings on china's new claim about its air defense zone. the visit had originally been built on the goodwill between the two countries. it added significance after the u.s. and japan refused to recognize china's claim on that airspace that's above the tiny island in the east china sea. >>> nearly a year after the sandy hook elementary school massacre, the public will hear the dramatic 911 calls from that tragic day. the tapes of the emergency calls will be released this afternoon. connecticut officials had tried to block them to protect families of the 20 children and 6 educators who were killed on that day. but they decided not to appeal after a court ruled to make those recordings public. >>> and now, to detroit, where the judge who approved the city's entrance into bankruptcy is calling that move an opportunity for a fresh start. the motor city now must address its $18 billion debt. the judge's decision was opposed by the city's unions, pension funds and retirees who claim that the debt will be settled through cuts to their
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
>> some people they should interview, the pope or vice president biden or miley cyrus. those are good ones. "the morning joe" starts right no now. >> i'm excited. we got a look at one of the hate witches. >> they say ignorance is blitz. right, joe? that may have applied to the mcdonald's mcrib sandwich. a photo taken by a mcdonald's employee of a mcrib. >> sweet jesus. >> is there no shame? >> mcdonald's says the patty is formed in the shape of traditional ribs. they flash freeze the meat before sending it out to the restaurants. >> that is gross. >> maybe you are gross. there is nothing of a mcrib because it appears to be made of sickly et. i have always been a firm believer that the best food raises more questions than it answers. if anything, this photo makes me want the thing even more because it only adds to the great american mystery that is the mcrib. for decades the elusive mcrib has appeared and disappeared on mcmenus with little warning like a meat brigadoon. what brings it out of hiding, full moons, a surplus of slauths house floor scrapings? >> there you go, good
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. and it will be even better when we have a chance to be back together in a few hours. >> and joe biden in south korea, part of his asian tour offered newman home a flight home on air force two but he newman declined. >>> and sitting in a korean jail after more than a year in captivity. >>> and new video this morning appearing to show two men stealing parts from the porsch porsche's paul walker died in. one of those men 18-year-old jamison witty, posted these photos bragging about the grab. in jail on $20,000 bond. the other man is expected to turn himself in soon. >>> taking a live look at south pfrica where the loss of nelson mandela continuiecontinues. president obama along with president bush and clinton will head to africa for the funeral. mandela died thursday at the age of 95 after a long battle with a lung infection. >>> the grammy nominations are out. justin timberlake and rapper jay-z lead the pack. song of the year, and best new artist is this man. performs at last night's nominations. ♪ say i never failed ♪ >> ooh! 17-year-old newcomer and bruno mars nominations. the 56 awards show air
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
and talked about his wife's chances of running for president, joe biden, and his critique of obama care. >> is mrs. clinton running for president? >> i don't know. and i think, and she believes, that the country should spend at least another year working hard on the problems that we have. we have very serious challenges in american and responsibilities around the world. i think it's a big mistake this constant four-year complain. we need to deal with the business we have before us. >> what kind of president do you think vice president joe biden would make? >> if he runs and he's a nominee, i'll try to help him. i think the world of him. i think -- we've been friends. i first remember working with him when he was the chairman of the judiciary committee to the senate and i was a governor and he asked me to testify in a judicial hearing for him. and i had to file a testimony because i had to go to asia. but i've known him for years and years. and i have a very high opinion of him. i care a great deal about him and i think he's done a good job for the president and for the country. >> is it
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
stories at 31 minutes past the hour, vice president joe biden met this morning in beijing with china's president. biden said he has deep concerns about china's new air defense zone. the two men talked privately for two hours and he reportedly reiterated the opposition to the zone. he openly criticized china's crackdown on journalists. >>> toronto mayor rob ford tried to buy a damaging video from suspected criminals with a offer of 5,000 bucks and a car, according to reported phone conversations between the suspects, all part of a police investigation. ford is calling the claim on sports radio this morning an outright lie. >> that's an outright lie and number two, you can talk to my lawyers about it, but i'm here to talk football, guys. if you want to talk football i'll talk football. if you want to talk about other things then i'll unfortunately have to let you go. >> as of this moment, ford has not been charged in any crime. today at 2:00 p.m. eastern we're expecting to find out if jameis winston will face prosecution. he's accused of sexual assault. the prosecutor will make an anno
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
to be on my way. >> joe biden mentioned a second u.s. citizen still imprisoned in north korea. >> they have mr. bay, who has no reason to be held, should be released immediately and we're going to demand his release as well. >> kenneth bay, a career american missionary has been held in nor korea for over a year, sentenced to 15 years hard labor last may for so-called hostile acts against the regime. bay is currently the longest serving american prisoner in the north since the korean war. paula hancocks, cnn, seoul. >> survivors of pearl harbor gathered in hawaii for a special ceremony honoring those killed 72 years ago today. the 1941 attack launched america into world war ii. the crowd observed a moment of silence and then a vintage world war ii airplane flew overhead to break the silence. >> president obama defended his six-month nuclear deal with iran today when he spoke at a prominent d.c. forum. the deal requires iran temporarily cap nuclear activities in exchange for slightly relaxed sanctions. critics suggest they are being unrealistic to think they will give up nuclear capabilities for
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
program that has an impact on one sixth of the economy. this is a big deal to quote joe biden. so -- [ laughter ] but we're going to keep on working on it and improving it and refining it. if we see a problem we're going to fix it. but we're not repealing it. not as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> particularly because the folks criticizing it don't seem to have any ideas in terms of how to reduce costs and insure millions of people get cover for the first time. >> we're listening as president obama addresses 140 described as youth leaders. let's go back to bill pascrell. the president said the same thing yesterday, as long as he's president this law will not be repealed and moving full steam ahead. today we're hearing from speaker boehner's office and the strategy appears is that they continue to highlight individual stories about canceled plans and higher costs. not reacting to the president's challenge and asking if there's a better idea. what's your reaction? >> speaker boehner was -- would move advance his position a lot further if he put in the good examples as well as
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
air defense identification zone. biden reiterating washington firmly objects to the move made by beijing. >>> an 18-year-old is facing charges after officials say he stole a piece of the car that crash the and killed actor paul walker and another man last week. jamieson witty allegedly took a piece of the car from a flat bed truck. he also posted this picture online. >>> no charges for jameis winston in connection with an alleged sexual assault in 2012. a key factor, the accuser's recollection of events. winston issued a statement thursday thanking family, friends, coaches and teammates for standing by him during a difficult time. >>> the national christmas tree will dazzle washington, d.c. this evening. president obama and the first family will officially light the tree during the 91st annual holiday ceremony. it will be hosted by actress jay lynch, of "glee" fame and will feature performances by mariah carey and aretha franklin. if you can't attend, don't worry, they'll stream it live online. we are officially in the spirit, people. >> yes. once the trees get lit, it's on. >
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
roundtable about vice president biden i tried to make the point that despite his substantive work, the media perhaps too often focuses on his gaffes. in doing so, i did him and you the exact same ill service by not providing the proper context for a quick sound bite we aired. the vice president had been attending an event in japan aimed at highlighting efforts to reduce the percentage of japanese women currently at 60%, who quit their jobs after the birth of their first child. an important context for you to have known before we showed you the vice president asking some female workers there how their husbands like them working full-time. again, we were trying to make the point the v.p. deserved a more fair shake but i ironically, perhaps hypocritically, did the same thing. i regret the error and apologize to the vice president and to you, the viewer. make sure to follow me on twitter and also at thelead cnn. that's it for "the lead." i'm jake tapper. catch me in two hours filling in for erin burnett on "outfront," 7:00 p.m. eastern. i turn you over to wolf blitzer right next door, right this
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
president biden just stopped by the south african embassy and signed condolences book there, talking about the profound gratitude that america has for nelson mandela. he's expected to speak as a memorial service here on wednesday. >> all right. athena, you and i have been on many trips with the president. it is a lot of logistics behind the scenes. we understand the president is also going to be speaking at the memorial service. that is something worked out ahead of time. >> unfortunately because nelson mandela being sick for so long, i've got to imagine there was some preplanning done. >> absolutely. >> yes, get it all off the ground, big job. here's more of we are working on this hour for "around the world." be. >> cannot believe those pictures. >> that's sheets of ice flying off the roof tops. this is in texas. now the east coast getting hit with some bad weather. >> also, a soccer match turns bloody in brazil. fans rioting in the stands and, of course, we're talking about brazil because that's where the world cup is going to be. more security questions being raised now. >> and google,
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
biden, who is in south korea, praised him last night and asked him if he wanted to fly home in style. i offered him a flight home in an hour force two, but he said he had a direct flight to san francisco. i don't blame him, i would be on that flight too. >> he is expected to arrive later this morning. that will be a bond, full moment for him and his family. 6:09. lisa keeping track of the cold snap. >> heavy snow right now in the sierra nevada. temperatures in the lower 30s and a winter storm warning through 10:00. they could see up to two feet in some spots. finally the written is winding down a look at the cold temperatures when we return. >> lisa, thank you. also neck, remembering nelson mandela. the tributes both here and in south africa. and the bat kid returns. the san francisco giants player he inspired and the challenge that all-star pitcher is ♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
president joe biden is in tokyo today. the first stop on a six-day trip to japan, china and south korea. it will be a delicate balance for the vice president, because the relationship between u.s. allies, japan and south korea, have been deteriorating. the u.s. is hoping this tour will help build relations and provide a unified front in dealing with china. >>> olympic skier lindsey vonn skipping knee surgery, hoping she'll make it to sochi. vonn partially tore a ligament during a crash two weeks ago so she's training leading up to the february olympic games, although is still unsure whether she'll be able to compete. >>> a minnesota man was ticketed after making it snow money inside the mall of america, dropping 1,000 $1 bills from a third floor railing onto the crowd below. a trio was singing "let it snow." the man said it's been a tough year so he wanted to throw out his last grand to spread holiday cheer. instead he was cited for disorderly conduct. >>> amazon is planning to make a giant leap into the future with delivery drones. nbc's seema moody is at the nasdaq with what's moving
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
period. just as president biden dealing with another foreign policy headaches on the other side of the world. he arrived in tokyo. he was met when he arrived there by caroline kennedy, the new ambassador. this as china is now threatening to declare unilaterally control over airspace long disputed with japan. joining me now with all these challenges, msnbc contributor, former adviser on iran to the white house ambassador dennis ross. thanks for being with us. lets talk about iran. president rouhani declared over the weekend in an interview with the "new york times" they have won the right to enrich, just as we in a hard fought battle with emrates, uae, nonproliferation effort talked them into foreswearing the right to enrich. others in the region are watching the way we handle iran. what do you think of these negotiations as far as they have gone so far? >> well, look, you do have a first step. the idea of having a first step agreement is not that it somehow has transformed the situation, not that it produced a breakthrough we're going to be confident we're going to transform ura
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
. before the president's visit, the activists were visited by vice president joe biden, they were visited by the white house chief of staff, dennis mcdonough, senior adviser valerie jarrett, the agriculture secretary, tom vilsack, labor secretary thomas perez, the white house domestic policy council was down there. they have each been visited by two republican members of the house, jeff denham and david valedeo, who say they want the vote. they say they would vote with democrats to pass it. tonight on the house floor, florida congressman joe garcia recognized those hunger strikers, five of whom were in the house gallery tonight. he called on republican leaders to allow that senate immigration bill to come to a vote. barring a hanukkah miracle, a prekwanzaa miracle? i don't know. barring some kind of late-in-the-year miracle, this congress is going to be the least productive congress in the history of the united states of america. republicans have been very, very good at repeatedly fake repealing obama care, almost four dozen times now, but that's not actually policy. and now, that time is
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
of a guided tour in that country. president joe biden in south korea honoring the korean war dead said he had no role in the negotiations. while praising newman's release vice president noted another american christian missionary kenneth bay has been jailed more than a year. kim jong-un's powerful uncle, fourth behind the leader, has been percentaged from his military post. these images show the dramatic moment when he was hauled away by police from a meeting and arrested for what's described as criminal acts. south korea's ministry of unification, the uncle edited out of an official documentary. this is just the latest in the series of military purges since the death of kim jong-il. ♪ ♪ nothing says, "you're my #1 copilot," like a milk-bone biscuit. ♪ say it with milk-bone. see, i knew testosterone could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when i talked with my doctor. he gave me some blood tests... showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% testosterone gel. the #1 prescribed topical testosterone r
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
there. >>> his release coincides with a visit by vice president joe biden who while touring asia visited south korea to lay a wreath for victims of the korean war. biden, however, insisted he had no direct role in newman's release. joining me now is foreign affairs reporter elise lavette. so what are they saying about why he was suddenly released? >> reporter: well, fred, you heard dan saying, and, you know, as a result of this apology, and everyone kind of believes that the north koreans actually wrote this, themselves, where he admitted his veteran status and he worked in the korean war against the north koreans, they say he's admitted his crimes and he feels bad about it, and release him on humanitarian angels, and u.s. officials telling me there's been direct contact between the u.s. and north korea. over the last month, the north koreans called the obama administration yesterday, said they're releasing him. they did not explain why. and they can only -- really can never know with north korea, fred. very unpredictable. no one really wants to get in the head of the north koreans, but
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
carrying. >>> the fight over airspace will be front and center today as vice president joe biden joins china's president for a high-stakes meeting. the vice president landed in beijing this morning. china's decision to declare an air-defense identification zone in an area that includes disputed islands has triggered protests from the u.s., japan, and south korea. biden says that washington is deeply concerned. >>> in washington, a first for women at the pentagon as the president has named christine fox as the acting deputy defense secretary for the time being until the president finds a permanent replacement. she takes over for ashton carter, who is stepping down today after announcing his resignation in october. in her new position, fox would be the highest ranking woman at the defense department, serving under defense secretary chuck hagel. >>> if you want to zip through airport security lines, starting today the tsa's pre-check program is becoming more readily available for all travelers. the tsa is opening a registration website. up to 300 enrollment centers. for those who qualify,
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
victims could be buried in the rubble. >>> vice president biden arrives in asia this morning. hoping to ease rising tensions with china. his first stop, tokyo, which has defied china's new air defense zone. china wants all planes flying over a disputed island chain to identify themselves, a move criticized by the u.s. >>> and developing story this morning, violence erupting in the ukraine. 300,000 people took to the streets in the capital. you see some of it here, furious that the president has rejected a trade deal with europe. >>> wherein while, back in this country, a bizarre crime raising some security concerns in seattle. police say that a man stole that 132-foot ferry. you see there on sunday. he jumped a security fence. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the boat. they finally took him into custody. you see that here, after a two-hour standoff. >>> and finally, money doesn't really fall from the sky until, of course, it does. apparently, it helps if a choir ski skins "let it snow," as they did in the mall of america. as $1,0001 bills began falling from the fourth floor. it turns out it wa
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
, you have the vice president joe biden, planning to visit the demilitarized zone between japan and china in his trip. >> forget the madness at the balls for black friday. no, no, no, how about ordering your gift, viola, where a drone picks it up and delivers it smack dab to your front door a cool 30 minutes later. it sounds absolutely crazy, right? amazon wants this to become a reality. but hang on. there could be many, many issues with this. those details next. this is cnn. people don't have to think about where their electricity comes from. they flip the switch-- and the light comes on. it's our job to make sure that it does. using natural gas this power plant can produce enough energy for about 600,000 homes. generating electricity that's cleaner and reliable, with fewer emissions-- it matters. ♪ combinations of your favorite seafood from lobster to crab, shrimp and mussels in a savory broth. try one today, and sea food differently. now, try seven lunch choices at $7.99. sandwiches, salads and more. tomato florentine soup, it took a little time to get it just right. [ ding
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
. joining me now is jared bernstein, former chief economist for vice president biden, also a senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities, and the guy i trust most with my economic questions. >> i'm going to have you blurb my next book. >> you got it. let's talk about the critics, who have a simple argument against increasing the minimum wage. they say the higher the minimum wage, the fewer employees businesses can hire. what's your response to that? >> the empirical record largely disproves such a broad, sweeping claim. that's not to say that an increase in the minimum wage doesn't lead to some cutbacks in some workers' hours. there could even be job loss. i think it's wrong to say you raise the minimum wage and nothing happens to workers' prospects. but we've seen time and time again with many increases over time and across different states and counties that the beneficiaries of a moderate increase in the minimum wage far outweigh any cost. so it makes sense that low-wage workers are out there on the barricades saying, raise our wages. in many ways, they know best what's r
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
up including an exclusive sitdown with msnbc. also this morning, as joe biden makes a swing across key country, we'll take a look at what's at stake for the u.s. with this asia visit. >>> and new details this morning on the deadly commuter train wreck in new york. investigators say the train was going three times as fast as it should have been on that sharp curve. good morning from washin.
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